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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: 2007 DST changes, and a "non-issue" statement...
Date Thu, 25 Jan 2007 13:22:43 GMT

On Jan 24, 2007, at 6:43 PM, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 05:28:49PM -0500, Victor J. Orlikowski wrote:
>> I've been getting some questions (from my new employer) on the
>> impact of the upcoming Daylight Saving Time issues for the httpd.
>>
>> My natural response was: "There are none! It's an OS issue."
>
> Whatever about DST, this reminds me that there may actually be some  
> real
> problems in our code with negative leap seconds, and there is still a
> chance there will be a negative leap second in late 2007.
>
> We have a few code-paths that will fail for that I think (like  
> trying to
> calculate bandwidth rates, or times of downloads and so on).
>

Good point!

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